We are happy to announce our 6th discussion on the status of women in the film business and gender equity at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival. This time, it's not about women in film industry only.

WE WANT MORE - For greater diversity in the areas of gender, race, age, sexual orientation and disability.

How to stop the ongoing and significant underrepresentation in the film industry? Recognise and acknowledge the quality and value of difference. Join the discussion.

We invite you to our international panel where we will discuss diversity in film business and argue for equality in media.

Women are not the only ones underrepresented - before and behind the camera. Other People like those with migration background, People of Color, LGBT-Persons, handicapped persons, elderly people or the ones socially deprived are even more invisible than female filmmaker or women in film business.

Welcome: Malte Krückels (State Secretary for Media and Representative of the Free State of Thuringia for Federal Affairs)

Introduction / State of affairs: Silke J. Räbiger (Festival Director, Dortmund | Cologne International Women’s Film Festival)

Keynote: Simon(e) J. Paetau (Director)

Panel Diversity Standards: Karola Gramann (film curator, Kinothek Asta Nielsen, Germany), Sheri Hagen (director and actress, Germany / Group “Black Filmmakers”), Christopher Racster (Executive Director of Outfest | UCLA Legacy Project, USA), Emily Morgen (producer, UK)

Moderator: Aurora Rodonò (Freelance Curator & Research Fellow, Institute for Art and Art Theory | University of Cologne Germany)

Discussion & Reception Date: Thursday, 22 February 2018, 11 am
Venue: Delegation of Thuringia in Berlin; Mohrenstraße 64, 10117 Berlin

Please register under RSVP: www.registration.frauenfilmfestival.eu

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Sponsored by:
Film und Medienstiftung NRW
Freistaat Thüringen

In Cooperation with:
International Women's Film Festival Network

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